Anger Over Lies Which Led To Killing Of French Instructor

The legal representative for the family of beheaded French instructor Samuel Paty revealed her anger on Tuesday over lies spread out on social media which caused the murder.

Paty, a secondary school teacher in a town near Paris, was eliminated last October by an extreme Chechen teenager after revealing animations of the Prophet Mohammed to trainees throughout a civics class about complimentary speech.

A 13-year-old schoolgirl has actually confessed to police that she lied about remaining in attendance and wrongly accused Paty of asking Muslim kids to leave the class while he showed the images.

Her daddy, who has been charged in connection with the murder, published several incendiary videos on Facebook later on based upon his child’s testimony which recognized Paty.

” Whatever in the investigation revealed very early that she lied,” the Paty household’s legal representative Virginie Le Roy informed RTL radio on Tuesday.

She stated she was “sceptical” of the variation of events stated by the woman who has said she saw herself as a spokesperson for other pupils and wished to impress her father.

Un portrait de l’enseignant Samuel Paty sur la faà § ade de la mairie de Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, le 3 novembre 2020 AFP/ Thomas COEX

” A spokesperson of what? Of lies, of events that never happened? This description does not encourage me and makes me rather angry due to the fact that the realities are major, they’re awful,” Le Roy included.

The killing of Paty stunned France and resulted in a fresh dispute about freedom of speech, the integration of France’s big Muslim population, and the role of social networks in whipping up hatred.

Paty was murdered in the town of Conflans-Sainte-Honorine by the 18-year-old Muslim extremist from Russia who had seen the online campaign against the instructor installed by the schoolgirl’s father and another man, a known Islamist preacher.

Both of the individuals behind the Facebook videos have actually been charged with “complicity in murder” over their posts and are waiting for trial in prison, while the schoolgirl has been charged with slander.

The killer was shot dead by cops.

A draft new security law being talked about in the French parliament would make it a jailable offence to release details online about a public servant knowing that doing so might cause them damage.

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